Definitions for knowingly
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with full knowledge and deliberation
"he wittingly deleted the references"
In the manner of one who knows.
She smiled knowingly, but kept the secret.
With knowledge of all relevant facts.
with knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as, he would not knowingly offend
In law knowledge is one of the degrees of mens rea that constitute part of a crime. For example, in English law, the offence of knowingly being a passenger in a vehicle taken without consent requires that the procecution prove, not only that the defendant was a passenger in a vehicle and that it was taken by the driver without consent, the prosecution must also prove that the defendant knew that it was taken without consent. Under the principle of ignorantia juris non excusat, ignorance of or mistake about the law is no defence. The mens rea of knowledge refers to knowledge about certain facts. It is "a positive belief that a state of affairs exists." Knowledge can be actual, constructive, or imputed.
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They lie and lie and knowingly lie.
All of us are working together for the same end; some of us knowingly and purposefully, others unconsciously.
I believe Dr. Fata knowingly and purposely treated me for the wrong cancer and gave me the wrong chemotherapy.
There is no allegation in court documents that any employee was aware of or knowingly participated in any bribery scheme.
Given the significant support that San Francisco-based Twitter has knowingly provided to ISIS over the years, we're confident that we can meet this standard.
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